The father of young Mowgli (Sabu) is killed by a jungle tiger during the child's early years. Having no family, the boy lives with wolves and befriends a variety of animals. After several years, Mowgli is discovered and returned to his mother, and must grow accustomed to human practices. When Mowgli and new love interest Mahala (Patricia O'Rourke) trek into the jungle together, they discover treasure that causes Mahala's father, Buldeo (Joseph Calleia), to get greedy, with tragic consequences.
Initial release: April 3, 1942
Director: Zoltan Korda
Music composed by: Miklós Rózsa
Cinematography: Lee Garmes, W. Howard Greene
Distributor: United Artists

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